Your Single Most Important Financial Decision

Your Single Most Important Financial Decision

Your retirement account would be much further ahead if you ignored asset allocation guidelines and simply owned 100% stocks over your lifetime.

Is Gold Ready for an Upside Move? No, It's Not a Mirage

Is Gold Ready for an Upside Move? No, It's Not a Mirage

The charts suggest we could see a good trading move for the precious metal.

S&P 500 Could Drop More if Federal Reserve Doesn't Cut Rates, Stifel Says

S&P 500 Could Drop More if Federal Reserve Doesn't Cut Rates, Stifel Says

The S&P 500 could fall even more than it already has in May, according to Stifel's chief equity strategist Barry Bannister, if the Federal Reserve doesn't slash interest rates twice.

Winners Get Sold Last

Winners Get Sold Last

Despite trade war fears, semiconductors and emerging markets saw the selling dry up and FXI -- an exchange-traded fund to be long on China -- was green all day, while Caterpillar and Deere and Co. saw no selling, either.

Here's What to Buy If You Don't 'Sell in May'

Here's What to Buy If You Don't 'Sell in May'

A look at summer trading patterns, the 'Sell in May' adage and the best-performing sector ETFs between Memorial Day and Labor Day.

A Dip Buyer's Market

A Dip Buyer's Market

It's not a bad day to sit it out or pick sparingly.

One Easy Way to Play Rare-Earth Metals

One Easy Way to Play Rare-Earth Metals

The charts of this rare-earth ETF show a big rise in volume, but also big swings in pricing. Use caution.

Novice Trade: SPY S&P 500 ETF

Novice Trade: SPY S&P 500 ETF

I like this one as a play on the market rallying into the end of the week.

How the Rain-Soaked Midwest Will Crush the Corn Crop and Send Prices Jumping

How the Rain-Soaked Midwest Will Crush the Corn Crop and Send Prices Jumping

Epic rainfall and flooding will mean a terrible crop come fall, and that should propel prices for corn higher.

How to Trade Tech Stocks and China Tariffs Using This ETF

How to Trade Tech Stocks and China Tariffs Using This ETF

Counter-trade the tech stock ETF XLK buying weakness to its 200-day simple moving average at $70.82 and selling strength at its 50-day SMA at $75.83.